Duoneb vs Xopenex

Duoneb
(Rx)
Xopenex
(Rx)
Duoneb is an asthma / COPD medication.
Xopenex is an asthma / COPD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Asthma
3.0
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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March 21, 2001
March 25, 1999
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,146 Discussions
7,201 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for COPD
Duoneb is prescribed for Asthma and COPD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Asthma
#2 for COPD
#3 for Asthma Attack
#4 for Bronchospasm
Xopenex is prescribed for Asthma and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Duo
Pneumonia
9
Bronchitis
5
Common Cold
3
Tachycardia
3
Fever
3
Shaking
3
Thrush
3
Chronic Heart Failure
3
Congestion
2
GERD
2
Xop
Jitteriness
8
Tachycardia
6
Shaking
3
Sinus Infections
3
Anxiety
2
Chest Tightness
1
Exhaustion
1
Spasms
1
Nausea
1
Chest Pain
1
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Duoneb
Duo
Xopenex
Xop
Pneumonia
Duo
Xop
9
0
Bronchitis
Duo
Xop
5
0
Common Cold
Duo
Xop
3
0
Tachycardia
Duo
Xop
3
6
Fever
Duo
Xop
3
0
Shaking
Duo
Xop
3
3
Thrush
Duo
Xop
3
0
Chronic Heart Failure
Duo
Xop
3
0
Congestion
Duo
Xop
2
0
GERD
Duo
Xop
2
0
Jitteriness
Xop
Duo
8
0
Tachycardia
Xop
Duo
6
3
Shaking
Xop
Duo
3
3
Sinus Infections
Xop
Duo
3
0
Anxiety
Xop
Duo
2
0
Chest Tightness
Xop
Duo
1
0
Exhaustion
Xop
Duo
1
0
Spasms
Xop
Duo
1
0
Nausea
Xop
Duo
1
0
Chest Pain
Xop
Duo
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Duoneb during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Xopenex during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Duoneb and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Xopenex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Inhalation
Inhalation
Dosages
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Solution: 0.5 mg-3 mg(2.5 mg base)/3 mL, 2.5-0.5 mg/3 mL
Solution: 0.31 MG/3ML, 1.25 mg/0.5 mL, 0.31 mg/3 mL, 0.63 mg/3 mL, 1.25 mg/3 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ipratropium Bromide/Albuterol Sulfate
Levalbuterol Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Duoneb and Xopenex: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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